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Benjamin Altman (12 de xunetu de 1840 - 7 d'ochobre de 1913) foi un empresariu estauxunidense de Nueva York. Foi conocíu por haber creáu la compañía B. Altman en 1865, y tamién por ser un gran amigu y mecenes del arte , sobro especialmente del pintor Rembrandt. Altman llegó a tener una importante colección de pintures que donó al Muséu Metropolitanu d'Arte de Nueva York.

Biografía[editar | editar la fonte]

Benjamin Altman venía de una familia de xudíos de Baviera qu'emigraron a América en 1835 y onde abrieron una pequeña tienda en Attorney Street de la ciudá de Nueva York. Dempués de trabayar na tienda de mercaderías del so padre, Altman establecerse pola so cuenta. En 1877, abrió una gran tienda en Sesta Avinguda, conocida como'l «Palaciu del Comerciu»" pola so arquiteutura luxosa, la tienda d'Altman foi una de les primeres en tener ropa pa distintes edaes i en distintes seiciones.[1]

Utilizó la so riqueza pa financiar diverses iniciatives na so ciudá natal. Poco primero de el so fallecimientu creó la Fundación Altman, una organización benéfica pa dar soporte a les instituciones educatives de la ciudá de Nueva York.

Benjamin Altman era un gran coleccionista de pintures principalmente de Rembrandt y porzolanes orientales . A la so muerte, donó la colección al Muséu Metropolitanu d'Arte.

Pintures nel legáu de Benjamin Altman, 1913[editar | editar la fonte]

Imaxe Títulu Artista Fecha Nº de inventarrio url del Museu
Man with a Steel Gorget MET DP146472.jpg
Man with a Steel Gorget anonymous 1648 14.40.601 MET
Young Man and Woman in an Inn ("Yonker Ramp and His Sweetheart") MET DP145899.jpg
Yonker Ramp and his sweetheart Frans Hals 1623 14.40.602 MET
Old Woman in an Armchair MET DP146473.jpg
Old Woman in an Armchair Jacob Adriaensz Backer 1640 14.40.603 MET
Boy with a Lute MET DP145900.jpg
The Fingernail Test Frans Hals
Judith Leyster
1626 14.40.604 MET
Merrymakers at Shrovetide MET DP145901.jpg
Shrovetide Revellers Frans Hals 1616 14.40.605 MET
Saint Justina of Padua MET DT236982.jpg
Saint Justina of Padua Bartolomeo Montagna 14.40.606 MET
Self-Portrait MET DP145902.jpg
Self-Portrait Gerrit Dou 1665 14.40.607 MET
Rembrandt's Son Titus (1641–1668) MET DP146443.jpg
Rembrandt's Son Titus anonymous
Rembrandt
1680s 14.40.608 MET
Old Woman Cutting Her Nails MET DP146474.jpg
Old Woman Cutting Her Nails anonymous
Rembrandt
1650s 14.40.609 MET
Pilate Washing His Hands MET DP145903.jpg
Pilate Washing His Hands anonymous
Rembrandt
1660s 14.40.610 MET
A Maid Asleep MET DP355525.jpg
A Girl Asleep Johannes Vermeer 1657 14.40.611 MET
Young Woman Peeling Apples MET DP145905.jpg
Young Woman Peeling Apples Nicolaes Maes 1655 14.40.612 MET
Interior with a Young Couple MET DP145906.jpg
Interior with a Young Couple Pieter de Hooch 1662 14.40.613 MET
Entrance to a Village MET DP146444.jpg
Entrance to a Village Meindert Hobbema 1690s 14.40.614 MET
Portrait of a Woman, Called the Marchesa Durazzo MET ep14.40.615.R.jpg
Portrait of a Woman, Called the Marchesa Durazzo Anthony van Dyck 14.40.615 MET
Young Herdsmen with Cows MET DP146445.jpg
Young Herdsmen with Cows Aelbert Cuyp 14.40.616 MET
A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier MET DP145907.jpg
A Woman Playing the Theorbo-Lute and a Cavalier Gerard ter Borch 14.40.617 MET
Self-Portrait MET DP152808.jpg
Self portrait Rembrandt 1660 14.40.618 MET
Lucas van Uffel (died 1637) MET DT31.jpg
Lucas van Uffel (died 1637) Anthony van Dyck 1624s 14.40.619 MET
Portrait of a Man Holding Gloves MET DP120783.jpg
Portrait of a man with gloves in hand Rembrandt 1648 14.40.620 MET
Man with a Magnifying Glass MET DP145909.jpg
Man with a Magnifying Glass Rembrandt 1660s 14.40.621 MET
Woman with a Pink MET DP145910.jpg
Woman with a Pink Rembrandt 1660s 14.40.622 MET
Wheat Fields MET DP145911.jpg
Wheat Fields Jacob van Ruisdael 1670 14.40.623 MET
Portrait of a Man ("The Auctioneer") MET DP145912.jpg
Portrait of a Man ("The Auctioneer") anonymous
Rembrandt
1658 14.40.624 MET
Rembrandt - Portrait of a woman - MET DP145913.jpg
Portrait of a Woman Rembrandt 1633 14.40.625 MET
Tommaso di Folco Portinari (1428–1501); Maria Portinari (Maria Maddalena Baroncelli, born 1456) MET ep14.40.626.AV1.jpg
Portrait of Maria Portinari Hans Memling 1470 14.40.626–27 MET
The Crucifixion MET DT258855.jpg
The Crucifixion Fra Angelico 14.40.628 MET
Willem Drost - Young Woman in a Pearl Necklace - MET.jpg
Young Woman with a Pearl Necklace anonymous 1654 14.40.629 MET
Ulrich Fugger the Younger (1490–1525) MET DP280794.jpg
Ulrich Fugger (1490–1525) Hans Maler 1525 14.40.630 MET
The Supper at Emmaus MET DP120945.jpg
The Supper at Emmaus Diego Velázquez 14.40.631 MET
Virgin and Child with Angels MET DT7216.jpg
Virgin and Child with Angels Bernard van Orley 14.40.632 MET
Virgin and Child with Saint Anne MET DP280846.jpg
Virgin and Child with Saint Anne Albrecht Dürer 1519 14.40.633 MET
Virgin and Child with Saints Catherine of Alexandria and Barbara MET DT1465.jpg
Mystic Marriage of St. Catherine Hans Memling 1479 14.40.634 MET
Madonna and Child with Angels MET ep14.40.635.bw.R.jpg
Madonna and Child with Angels anonymous 1500s 14.40.635 MET
Christ Taking Leave of His Mother MET DT7217.jpg
Christ Taking Leave of His Mother Gerard David 14.40.636 MET
Lady Lee (Margaret Wyatt, born about 1509) MET DP349558.jpg
Lady Lee (Margaret Wyatt, born about 1509) anonymous 1540s 14.40.637 MET
Federigo Gonzaga (1500–1540) MET DT227639.jpg
Federigo Gonzaga (1500–1540) Francesco Francia 1510 14.40.638 MET
Philip IV (1605–1665), King of Spain MET DP239023.jpg
Philip IV (1605–1665), King of Spain Diego Velázquez 14.40.639 MET
Portrait of a Man MET DT2774.jpg
Portrait of a Man Tiziano 1512 14.40.640 MET
Madonna and Child with Saint Joseph and an Angel MET SF 14.40.641.jpg
Madonna and Child with Saint Joseph and an Angel Raffaellino del Garbo 14.40.641 MET
Sandro Botticelli 019.jpg
The Last Communion of Saint Jerome Sandro Botticelli 1495 14.40.642 MET
The Holy Family with Saint Mary Magdalen MET DP213852.jpg
The Holy Family with Saint Mary Magdalen Andrea Mantegna 1495 14.40.643 MET
Portrait of a Man MET ep14.40.644.bw.R.jpg
Portrait of a Man Dieric Bouts 1470 14.40.644 MET
Portrait of a Young Man MET DP120669.jpg
Portrait of a Young Man Antonello da Messina 14.40.645 MET
Elizabeth, Lady Rich, after Hans Holbein the Younger.jpg
Lady Rich (Elizabeth Jenks, died 1558) anonymous 1540 14.40.646 MET
Madonna and Child MET DT229155.jpg
Madonna and Child anonymous 1470 14.40.647 MET
Portrait of an Old Man MET DP336526.jpg
Portrait of an old man Hans Memling 1475 14.40.648 MET
Portrait of a Young Man MET DP233547.jpg
Portrait of a Young Man Cosimo Tura 14.40.649 MET
Filippo Archinto (born about 1500, died 1558), Archbishop of Milan MET DT5147.jpg
Portrait of Cardinal Filippo Archinto Tiziano 14.40.650 MET
The Toilet of Bathsheba MET DP145915.jpg
Bathsheba at her Toilette Rembrandt 1643 14.40.651 MET
Changing Pasture MET DT1987.jpg
Changing Pasture Anton Mauve 14.40.810 MET
Corot - The Ferryman.jpg
The Ferryman Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot 1865s 14.40.811 MET
Twilight MET ep14.40.812.bw.R.jpg
Twilight Anton Mauve 14.40.812 MET
A Pond in Picardy MET ep14.40.813.bw.R.jpg
A Pond in Picardy Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot 14.40.813 MET
A Path among the Rocks MET DT240033.jpg
A Path among the Rocks Théodore Rousseau 14.40.814 MET
The Banks of the Oise MET ep14.40.815.bw.R.jpg
The Banks of the Oise Charles-François Daubigny 1863 14.40.815 MET
The Return to the Fold MET ep14.40.816.bw.R.jpg
The Return to the Fold Anton Mauve 14.40.816 MET
A Lane through the Trees MET DP332562.jpg
A Lane through the Trees Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot 14.40.817 MET
A River Landscape with Storks MET EP1038.jpg
A River Landscape with Storks Charles-François Daubigny 1864 14.40.818 MET
The Edge of the Woods MET ep14.40.819.bw.R.jpg
The Edge of the Woods Narcisse-Virgile Díaz de la Peña 1872 14.40.819 MET

Referencies[editar | editar la fonte]

  1. Abrams, Jeanne. "Benjamin Altman." A: Immigrant Entrepreneurship: German-American Business Biographies, 1720 to the Present, vol. 2, edited by William J. Hausman. German Historical Institute. Last modified 14 de payares de 2013.